As is the case most any other year, the first night of the 2002 KROQ holiday fest was packed with an impressive roster of many of the artists who've ruled the station's playlist of late, topped by…
Ailing music Netco Liquid Audio will soon be liquidated. The board of the Redwood City, Calif.-based company unanimously approved a plan to dissolve the company and sell off its remaining assets…
Born into Jamaican aristocracy and educated at Harrow, the man behind Bob Marley, U2 and Steve Winwood has long cut a princely figure in the often hardscrabble music biz.
Adam Dawtrey: London Eye
Digital-music service Pressplay is taking a page from the book of Microsoft, cutting a deal to include its software preinstalled with new Gateway personal computers in a move that will substantially…
With pep in his voice and an assertive band behind him, Jimmy Scott displayed an uptempo side of his personality rarely seen in L.A. clubs in the dozen years since his return to headliner status…
The romantic movie "Brown Sugar" received a leading eight nominations Thursday for the NAACP Image Awards.
Warner Music Intl. chairman and chief exec Stephen Shrimpton on Thursday announced his retirement from the Warner Music Group unit.
The Rhythm & Blues Foundation will present Pioneer Awards to the Supremes, Del Vikings ("Come Go With Me") and Dixie Cups ("Iko Iko") plus Clarence "Frogman" Henry ("Ain't Got No Home"), Johnny Nash…
Garson Foos, former senior VP of marketing for Rhino Records, has been appointed president and general manager of Retropolis Entertainment.
Shania Twain clung to the top spot in the album rankings for a second week running, beating off a formidable challenge from fellow country twanger Tim McGraw as the holiday-sales season continued to…